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APSU professor leads grasslands conservation initiative

Dwayne Estes, Associate professor of biology and Director of the Herbarium at APSU, began the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative to raise awareness about the shrinking prairies of the Southeast. Hundreds of years ago the southeastern US was covered in millions of acres of grasslands. Many modern conservation efforts emphasize forests, leaving the ...

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Campus police receives accreditation

William Hayes | The All State The APSU Campus Police has recently achieved a high standard in the role of law enforcement, receiving the accreditation, bestowed to them by the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP). The Accreditation Award is bestowed to certain precincts of law enforcement who have ...

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Veteran, actor and DWTS winner J.R. Martinez speaks to students

In April 2003, 19-year-old J.R. Martinez was driving his unit in a Humvee in Iraq when the front left tire hit a roadside bomb. “Within a matter of seconds, this Humvee was now engulfed in flames,” Martinez said. He was trapped inside the fire for five minutes. In the years ...

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Tesla Coil lights-up APSU’s growing Physics Department

Last month, the APSU Instagram featured a photo of students creating a bolt of electricity using a Tesla Coil. Jonathan Bunton, senior physics major, said that APSU got the coil a year ago as part of the Physics department’s ongoing series of outreach projects. Tesla coils take electricity and build ...

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Ziegler Leadership Forum discusses diversity, culture, inclusion

On Thursday, February 22nd, the Office of Student Life and Engagement and the student leadership committee held the Ziegler Leadership Forum. The forum’s theme this year was inclusion and diversity. Emily Rendleman said “I really liked the theme inclusion and diversity. I wish I had been more present a year ...

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Top 10 Reasons to go see Black Panther

It is more than “just a movie.” Think of any movie that you have ever seen that had Black people in it. What role did that Black actor or actress play? They were either the best friend to the hero/heroine who was white, or the drug dealer. If it was ...

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